Barbara Ludman

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For 7de Laan, it’s baby or career

Amid 7de Laan's murder mayhem in suburbia, the biggest crime is the soap’s stunting of female viewers’ expectations.

Baking new life into the original Oreo

Heidi Dodd bakes the real thing — a sandwich of two slightly chewy chocolate biscuits made with cocoa and sugar and a real buttercream filling.

A tale of two bagels

They’re small and round and emotionally addictive.

An opera of duelling divas

Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda is the story of the conflict between England’s Elizabeth I and her rival, Mary, Queen of Scots.

All souped up

Soup ’n Stuff has been nominated for product of the year in the Eat Out DStv Food Network awards.

Understudy wows audience in Les Troyens

The Metropolitan Opera's production of 'Les Troyens', currently showing at Ster Kinekor's Cinema Nouveau, could not have been better cast.

Verdi’s HD spectacle

Aida, the latest in the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series, is as magnificent on screen as it is in the theatre.

Adults only: A taste sensation strictly for grown-ups

These are not the sort of desserts one finds at a child's birthday party.

The Tempest: A very 21st century opera

The Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD series returns to Cinema Nouveau with an inspired and audacious work.

Laws may allow abortion, but it’s much harder to change attitudes

Termination is a legal right, yet thousands still turn to backstreet abortionists, reflecting the ignorance and stigma that surround the issue.

Chill to opera and theatre

Ster-Kinekor has announced its fourth season of filmed National Theatre and Metropolitan Opera performances. We have double tickets to give away.

Movie teaches teens how to budget

A new film is teaching high school learners how to manage their moolah.

Press Releases

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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